Who played Little Women’s Teddy and Professor Bhaer Best?

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Part 2: A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog comparing the performances of the actresses in the two most recent Little Women screen adaptations. Much to my delight, the comments were evenly divided, even though my review definitely skewed toward the new, 3 hour PBS treatment. And I find it hilarious how … [Read more...]

Who played Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy best? Comparing the old and new “Little Women” Movies

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Part 1: Who played Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy best? As a former entertainment writer, I relish reviewing movies and TV shows almost as much as I adore evaluating books. And when a favorite book comes to the screen, I am irresistibly drawn to reviewing it. Even better? When a dearly loved story comes to … [Read more...]

12 Little Musings on the new “Little Women”

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Last night, at 7:55 p.m., my 13-year-old daughter burst into the house from spending most of the day at her grandma's for Mother's Day (I was still recovering from some unholy stomach bug). She was all enthused about some show that had just dropped on Netflix, that we should watch … [Read more...]